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Pets of the Pandemic

Photo courtesy AKC
Photo courtesy AKC

Have you considered what would happen to your animals if you were suddenly hospitalized due to the coronavirus (or for any reason, really)? What if you died suddenly?

Not a topic any of us want to think about, but one which we must consider.

In New York City, they have a special team that feeds animals abandoned by owners in the hospital, and takes in the animals who have been orphaned by the virus. But most of us don’t live in cities large enough to have this kind of service. Continue reading Pets of the Pandemic

Tuesday Top Ten: What to Do When Your Dog Gets Sick at the Pet Sitter’s

While we were away last weekend, Maggie had another seizure.  Scared our young pet sitter out of her mind.  We were able to calm her down by phone, and Maggie fortunately made it through the weekend without further incident.  However, it brought up the question of what to do when you travel to make sure your pet’s care is handled the way you would want.

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